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Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
JOB #R2202173

Epidemiologist Project Manager

We are currently seeking an Epidemiologist/ Project Manager to join our multi-disciplinary team that conducts research on behalf of NIH and other Federal clients.  You will be responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of research studies including budgets, timelines, staffing and subcontracts, protocol and study materials development, IRB and other regulatory submissions, development and oversight of biospecimen collection, processing and analysis plans as well as quality assurance plans and field site monitoring, and overall study communications.  You will collaborate and consult with external investigators and internal project team members. You will also provide oversight of data management and statistical analysis plans and contribute to scientific peer reviewed publications.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all stages of research projects from protocol development through data collection, analysis, and reporting
  • Provide oversight and direction to project teams and manages all aspects of research study activities from inception to close out
  • Collaborate with colleagues and clients on matters related to the design, implementation, and management of epidemiologic and clinical research studies
  • Plan timelines and project activities ensuring adherence to all contract requirements and delivery schedules
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary project team including laboratory, data, field and other project staff as needed to estimate requirements, and prepare preliminary budgets
  • Provide fiscal management and oversight throughout project ensuring all work is performed within budget and time constraints
  • Work with clients, study collaborators and project staff to develop and implement study protocols including preparing data collection instruments, manuals of operations, and monitoring reports
  • Provide technical assistance, including overseeing the development of training materials and workshops
  • Provide project management support and oversight for development and implementation of procedures for specimen shipping, processing, and storage
  • Draft IRB packages and coordinating multiple site approvals
  • Maintain study documents, hosting meetings with study collaborators and project staff, responsible for project-related day-to-day study communications
  • Work with programmers to develop requirements for data and specimen management systems and for QA/QC reports
  • Ensure development of quality assurance plans and procedure manuals and oversee implementation and monitoring of quality throughout study
  • Recommends and implements innovative process ideas to impact study operations
  • Serves as the liaison with internal and external partners to ensure effective partnership efforts
  • Writes monthly project reports and provides written and oral progress reports to clients and management
  • Oversee data collection and analysis efforts
  • Work with senior epidemiologist or biostatisticians to plan and oversee standard and advanced epidemiologic and statistical analyses
  • Prepare oral and written scientific communications, including scientific presentations, manuscripts, technical reports, study protocols, and proposals
  • Performs additional duties as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in public health and at least 3-5 years of experience managing research projects
  • Experience with direct supervision of research project staff

Other highly desired, but not required, skillsets: 

  • Background in cancer or environmental epidemiology
  • Molecular or genetic epidemiology or other “omics” research experience
  • GIS and other geospatial data analysis
  • Experience working in the Federal space as a government contractor
  • Record of contribution to peer reviewed publications

Personal Skills / Experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication, and organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to provide balanced feedback, motivate and train others
  • Ability to proactively identify, prevent or resolve issues
  • Organized, proficient at multi-tasking with outstanding attention to detail
  • Able to lead, empower, supervise and coordinate teams
  • Possesses cross-cultural awareness and is able to adapt appropriately
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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Who is ICF?

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